Councilman Kevin Jackson Resigns from Leadership Role and Finance Committee

Councilman Kevin Jackson Resigns from Leadership Role and Finance Committee

PROVIDENCE, R.I.-On Wednesday evening, Council President Luis Aponte accepted
letters from Councilman Kevin Jackson (Ward 3) which state that effective
immediately, Jackson will no longer serve as City Council Majority Leader and
Finance Committee member. Jackson was arrested on Wednesday morning and released
after arraignment.

«I have accepted Councilman Jackson’s decision to step down from his roles as
Majority Leader and member of the Finance Committee,» said Aponte. «I respect his
decision and I wish him well.»